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The UNSC is set to reject a US resolution calling for an extension of the Iranian arms embargo.

Brian Hook will move to the private sector after leading the Trump administration's 'maximum pressure' campaign on Iran.

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

The New Arab Staff

Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

Anthony Tata, Trump's pick for a senior Pentagon role, had his confirmation hearing cancelled due to criticism over past Islamophobic tweets, ...

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in some polls.

The New Arab Staff

World-famous cat stays in Hagia Sophia after mosque reconversion

Turkey has announced that Hagia Sophia’s most famous resident, an adorable cat with more than 54,000 Instagram followers, will stay in the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump moves Bush, Clinton portraits to disused room

Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said in his recently published book that Trump "despised" both Bush and Bush's father.

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear ...

Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

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Iran's foreign minister called a ‘liar’ in parliament

Zarif was heckled during a parliamentary session in Iran over negotiations with the US on sanctions.

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack ...

US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

The New Arab Staff

US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo against Iran indefinitely, as Russia and China ...

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

The United States has put forward a resolution to extend the embargo on conventional weapons but faces opposition from veto-wielding Russia and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's attempt to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

Donald Trump's efforts to end legal protects to over half a million young immigrants has been rejected by the highest court in the United States.

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Iran's Zarif believes Trump can still win US election

Iran's foreign minister has weighed in the upcoming US presidential election, where he predicts a Trump victory.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu calls for Iran sanctions over nuclear 'violations'

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for tough sanctions on Iran, alleging secret nuclear military activity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says he has enough votes to win the Democratic nomination and take on Donald Trump at the 2020 US ...

US police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

The New Arab & agencies

US police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was one of four officers fired after an shocking video emerged showing him kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed African American ...

The New Arab

New USAID religious freedom advisor has history of Islamophobia

USAID's recently appointed religious freedom advisor has made multiple Islamophobic comments on his social media profiles.

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

The New Arab & agencies

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

Donald Trump claimed social networks 'totally silence conservative voices' after Twitter tagged two of his posts propounding his unfounded ...

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Pompeo denied firing watchdog for probing Saudi arms sales

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo denied firing watchdog for probing Saudi arms sales

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied committing an act of retaliation by firing an internal watchdog, who lawmakers said was probing both arms ...

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